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What role do immigrants play in U.S. labor force?

Apr 5, 2018
The percentage of immigrant workers has increased since 2000. President Trump and many congressional Republicans want to reverse that trend.
Candidates for US citizenship take the oath of allegiance during a Naturalization Ceremony for new US citizens at the City Hall of Jersey City in New Jersey on Feb. 22, 2017.
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As farmworkers grow scarce, wages are on the rise

Mar 23, 2017
But that's not attracting native-born American laborers to the fields yet, L.A. Times reporter says.
California farmers face such tight labor pools that some are replacing grapes with almonds, which require much less human labor.
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